Cleveland and New York: World Publishing Company, 1954.
Thick octavo (21.5 x 14.5 cm.), 748 pages. FIRST EDITION THUS. A collected edition of the food writer's first five books, including, Serve It Forth (1937), Consider the Oyster (1941), How to Cook a Wolf (1942), The Gastronomical Me (1943), and An Alphabet for Gourmets (1948). A significant portion of the 20th century's greatest American food writing in one volume. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket; jacket illustrated with a photographic portrait of the author by Man Ray.